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report." good evening, i'm bret baier. we are learning more about president obama's upcoming budget request that is now just days away. it includes the usual and the unusual. specifically, a way to allow states to replenish their strained unemployment insurance funds. but who is going to pay the bill? white house correspondent mike emanuel looks for some answers. >> reporter: vice president biden rode amtrak train to sell the administration's plan to spend $60 million in six careers on high-speed rail. $8 million will be part of the budget plan released on monday. still, biden says the 2012 budget will reflect the administration's spending on cutting spending. >> it is going to hurt, hurt a lot of things we care about. but we have to get it under control. >> the new budget is also going to propose helping the 30 states from california to wisconsin to new york. which borrowed more than $42 billion from washington to cover their tapped unemployment funds. the taxes would take effect in 2014, and sources say they could generate up to $100 billion over a decade by collecting more payrol
as the protests break a new record, the obama admiration is backing off calling for immediate reform. disaster. we enter their fact-free zone tonight. on thursday, the republicans in the house are going to unveil their new round of spending cuts. they say they will cut on the floor 15% of discretionary spending from the domestic budget, including the money needed to regulate the banks. how convenient. they also want to cut money for food safety. yeah, who needs safe food? now, why do we need they so-called -- they're definitely drastic, but why the so-called cuts? because they blew up our budget over these massive tax cuts. republicans are addicted to these tax cuts. every time they run for office they promise move. they love to tell you that the democrats want to take more of your hard-earned money. well, this weekend the president unfortunately fed the freak-out machine with this comment. >> do you deny you're a man that wants to redistribute wealth? >> absolutely. i didn't raise taxes once. i lowered taxes over the last two years. >> that revved up the right-wing blogosphere and immediately sta
claims that the obama administration is taking its orders from fundamentalist muslims who have been infiltrated into the conservative organization as well. what's next? tell us to shoot somebody else in the head? wow. plus here's what donald rumsfeld remembers in his new book that president bush came to him two weeks after 9/11 and talked about war with iraq. here's what he forgets that whiling the pentagon was still smoldering that day it was rumsfeld himself who was targeted saddam hussein despite the fact that iraq didn't attack us. tonight we play rummy. while republicans wanted to run, president obama seems to be launching his re-election campaign, today he hit two points republicans love to question, his christianity and winning the future. guess who suddenly is looking stronger for 2012. let me finish with glenn beck's cracker barrel crack up. let me start with the situation in egypt. joining me on the phone in cairo is nbc news chief foreign correspondent richard engel. richard, what do we make of this call for trials of president mubarak and people like vice president omar
. >> the recovery continues, be wru wr are the jobs? ali velshi is off this week. if president obama is going to keep, he needs to figure out a way to get americans back to work. >> our measure of success has to be weather every american who wants a job can find a job. whether this country is still the place where you can make it if you try. michael steele is the former chairman of the republican national committee. michael, we saw republicans work with the administration to get tax cuts extended, and it resulted in positive momentum for president obama. what is the political incentive for republicans to unite with him on job creation ahead of the november 2012 election? >> well, i think the incentive is it gives the republicans an opportunity to speak with clarity on their views on how jobs are created where we invest in the private sector, not in government institutions. that putting in place the very strategies, whether tax cuts or reduction in spending on various areas of the economy, that will allow that to invest and grow, those conversations are important to have now. that argument has
different egypt. thank you. >>> clearly relieved president obama reacted to the news this afternoon. white house correspondent mike emanuel tells us what he said. >> reporter: after a roller coaster ride of events in the middle east, left a long-time dictator and ally of the united states topple from power, president obama praised the egyptian people for the way they change the course of their country. >> it was the moral force of non-violence, not terrorism, not mindless killing. but non-violence. moral force. that bent the arc of history toward justice once more. >> reporter: he expressed the significance of a shared experience. >> there are very few moments in our lives where we have the privilege to witness history taking place. >> reporter: yesterday, the president made the same observation and definitely got ahead of the event in egypt. >> what is absolutely clear we are witnessing history unfold. >> reporter: in the morning, c.i.a. director leon panetta said there is a strong likelihood that mubarak would step down that evening and in an hour, walk back the statement. spokesperson f
and author of "the violence of peace" america's wars in the age of obama, steven carter here to talk about the super bowl this morning. >> willie, what happened, man? >> it was a good game. >> the super bowls have all been good for the last six, seven years. the bears/colts one kind of stunk. packers jump out to a 21-3, looked like you could go to bed at halftime. >> did i. >> then they cut the score to four. they couldn't quite finish off the comeback. incredible run for the packers. they had to fight to get into the playoffs. they won on the road to philly, atlanta, chicago and now beating the steelers. aaron rodgers was named mvp. remember he was drafted to be brett favre's backup, stepping out of favre's long shadow and winning the most valuable player trophy last night. >> mark halperin, try to weigh this for me if you will. >> please. >> as we watch the super bowl highlights, what you think had more impact on the sporting world yesterday, the steelers losing the super bowl to this gutsy team or liverpool beating chelsea? >> a draw. >> it's a draw. >> no doubt about it. >> you saw the
. the number has grown to 733 businesses and unions that have received waivers for the obama care law. here's the problem, megyn. you good to the website, hhs.gov and you call it up and you see unions after unions, indiana u.f.c. local, united crafts benefits, united food, and then you come to the sciu. they have three waivers. here's a group that gave $27 million for mr. obama when he was running for president back in 2008. also, were the most vocal supporters for obama care during the debate and now they're asking for health care waivers for their own groups. 40% of the 733 names on this list are unions. that while only around 11% to 12% of the work force is unionized. let's call it overwhelmingly more popular on this list than the businesses. megyn: isn't that because of the mini med programs they offer? it started to unfold with companies like mcdonald's saying, we give them healthcare, but it's not big medical programs. and they would be penalized in a way that would make them choose getting rid of the policies or paying tons of dough. >> absolutely. megyn: the way i put it more nefari
>> paul: this week on the journal editorial report. obama's budget gets panned by the right and left for failing to make the hard decisions. does the gop see the president's punt as an opportunity for a trap? a wild showdown in wisconsin over collective bargaining rights for public unions. is it a taste of thins to come? educating wars heat up. reformers more drastic measures to improve school performance. we'll talk to someone who spent a decade on the frontlines. >> paul: welcome to the journal editorial report i'm paul gigot. president obama veiled his budget this week for fiscal year 2012. to near unanimous agreement from the left, right and center that it does nothing to reduce the federal deficiency. is his failure to make the tough choices an opportunity for the republicans or a potential trap? joining the panel this week, wall street journal columnist, kim strassel. steve moore. assistant editorial page editor james free man. kim, the president must have understood that this was the way this proposal was going to be received. what is their political thinking? >> i li
: -- >> martha: it was a -- it's the big presuper bowl faceoff that everybody talked about, president obama sat down with bill o'reilly before kickoff, the leader of the free world tackling tough questions from bill o'reilly on super bowl sunday, they took on the economy, whether or not the president is actually moving to the center, the crisis in egypt, whether mubarek needs to go, canadait, cordial, fascinating interview. we're going to break it down moments from now, we'll go through with how he felt it all went down, that is going on inside "america's newsroom" this morning. >>> then there is this: a possible turning point in egypt today. reports this morning that a new cabinet is having their very first meeting since this crisis began two weeks ago, protestors, though, once again filling into their position necessary tahrir square, they are refusing to budge until president mubarek steps down. i'm martha maccallum on a monday in "america's newsroom". rick: nice to be with you, i'm rick folbaum. transition talks, set to get underway in cairo. martha: antigovernment protestors saying they w
obama will be unveiling his 2012 budget. pitting the white house plans against the gop house. as they promise to slash $100 billion this year and if democrats won't work with them, molly henneberg said. >> steve what is in the president's 2012 budget? >> its blueprint that aims to reduce the deficit by $1.1 trillion over two years and cost cutting measures including grants to the state, airport funding and public health programs. here is how the budget director describes it. >> we have to start living within our means. our budget will get us over the next several years to the point where we can look at the american people in the eye and say we're not adding to the debt anymore. we're spending money we have each year and then we can work on bringing down our national debt. >> reporter: the budget cuts to defense spending but does not cut the third rail of politics, medicare and social security. >> gregg: the entitlement programs, steve, the president seems to be responding to gop demands for the budget cuts what is the republican reaction so far? >> reporter: they don't think
and the eventual lift of egypt's emergency law. back here in the u.s., president obama sad s.a.t. down with fox news host bill o'reilly for a one-on-one interview. >> mr. obama says even though he doesn't know what egyptian president hosni mubarak plans to do, country is not going to be the same. >> egypt is not going to go back to what it was. the egyptian people want freedom. they want free and fair elections. they wasn't representative government. they want a responsive government. what we've said is you have to start a transition now. >> reporter: president obama also said it is important not to say that our only two options are the muslim brotherhood or to suppress the egyptian people. >>> checking out top stories, 15 people rounded up in a prostitution bust in the district. this happened saturday after police serveed a warrant on an apartment building in the 3100 block of georgia avenue northwest. two people were charged with operating a house of prostitution. another 13 face either solicitation or profit tuesday charges. owner of the building tells fox 5 he never saw anything unusual or
the evening and online. to track the weather go to ktvu.com. >>> in just minutes from now, president obama's plane is set to arrive at sfo. david stevenson live at sfo where anticipation is growing. >> reporter: you can see marine one and a number of marines standing by with a helicopter waiting to escort and lead the president down to a very special dinner in the silican valley that he's scheduled to have at 10:00 tonight. the president is scheduled to land five minutes ahead of time at about 5:40. when he arrived in on air force one that plane will taxi to the tarmac that you are seeing right now. the president is in the bay area for a overnight visit. a trip that takes him out of the white house. the president is expected to meet with steve jobs, huckelburg. and local political figures also hoped to accord the president's attention. san francisco mayor ed lee told us what he will say to president obama when he greets him on the tarmac in the next hour. >> already been reviewing the budget proposal we have on the federal level. and there's some $200 million that has been committed to the
goler is covering reaction. >> with many egyptians rejecting mubarak's transition timetable. obama doesn't like it either. >> the time for transition has come and the time is now. the egyptian people need to see change. >> robert gibbs wouldn't air is what the next step should be beyond a retreat from violence. he found the images coming out of cairo outrageous. he issued a warning. >> obviously if any of the violence is instigated by the government it should stop immediately. >> reporter: at the state department. secretary clinton hosted all the ambassadors. >> we are all in uncharted territory. that requires us to be more nimble, more innovative and more accountable than ever before. >> later the group heard from admiral mike mullen who was meeting with the egyptian counterpart when the crisis erupted. he kept in regular contact. since the military is egypt's most effective institution with over a billion dollars in aid received. >> there are some people that is calling for mubarak immediate departure. i don't think that is rise. because there are comrades in the military that will rem
. president obama planning to release a spending plan on education, research, the proposal setting the stage for a showdown between the obama administration and house republicans. budget committee chairman paul ryan appearing this morning on fox news sunday saying the g.o.p. will not be stepping down. >> congress right now wants to bring spending down below where president obama wants to take it and we're going to have to negotiate. >> all of this as republicans are fighting to cut 100 billion dollars out of the current budget. our steve centanni is live in washington, steve. >> harris, jumping on the budget cutting band wagon president obama unveiled a 2012 budget that aims to reduce the budget 1.1 trillion dollars over a decade. now, in spite of a wide range of cuts, some republicans worry about the president's plan for new spending on education, infrastructure, and high technology. >> if he's talking about coming and having new spending, the so-called investment that's not where we're going. the great debate in congress, which is refreshing, debating how much to decrease spending, not inc
in on time. that's a look at your morning drive. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> president obama waking up in the bay area after last night's dinner with the best minds in silicon valley. let's go to anne makovec. she is standing by at sfo, where the president will board air force one to fly, where, anne, to oregon in a few hours, right? good morning. >> reporter: yes. he is headed north. good morning. and good morning, mr. president, if you are watching. he is headed up to oregon this morning for another big meeting of the minds. he is talking tech here on the west coast. here's a look at the president arriving yesterday evening here at sfo to cloudy and rainy skies over the bay area. he is here on the west coast to promote his agenda to make the u.s. more competitive globally pushing for new spending on innovation, education, high- speed rail and faster internet service. last night he had dinner with the innovators of some very successful silicon valley companies you may have heard of, mark zuckerberg of facebook, apple leader steve jobs and google's ceo eric schmitt. some of the othe
. >> it's mysterious. she'll be in court today. president obama is reaching across the aisle today inviting house republicans to lunch at the white house. molly henneberg is live in d.c. with the details. molly, what's happening with this? >> good morning. well, president obama will meet with senior advisors this morning and with secretary of state hillary clinton this afternoon. but in between that, he has a political power lunch, the president will host the top three republicans in the house of representatives. house speaker john boehner, majority leader eric cantor and majority whip kevin mccarthy. these two sides, the president and the house -- and the house republicans, you know, they frequently don't see eye to eye, for example, the house already has voted in a largely symbolic move to overturn the president's signature health care overhaul legislation and likely to take future steps to defund it. the white house gave a preview of this lunch meeting yesterday. here's more. >> i think that the president looks forward to discussing all issues foreign and domestic. obviously,
mubarak's latest refusal to resign. president obama is taking his toughest stance yesterday. alison burns reports the obama administration was caught off guard when he did not resign. >> reporter: dave, hosni mubarak's speech really blind sided the obama administers. after ward president obama issued this statement. too many egyptians remain unconvinced the government is serious about a genuine transition to democracy. it's the responsibility of the government to speak clearly to the egyptian people without world. president obama called for the egyptian government to spell out in clear and unambiguous language the step by step process that will lead to democracy. this clearly is a huge frustration for the obama administration. part of what lead to the expectation that mubarak would step down are comments from the cia director at a congressional hearing yesterday. he said it was a strong likelihood. the cia has been facing harsh criticism. as for whether president obama will talk about it pubically today, he has no public events scheduled but this is press secretary robert gibb's last day
you brought president obama together with some of the biggest names in the tech industry. >>> funerals today for five anti-government protestors in bahrain as reports come out of libya that dozens of people there have been killed fighting for that same cause in that country. the wave of change that started in egypt continues this morning.  >>> the united states calling for an end to the violence in the middle east. some human rights groups say 24 people were killed in demonstrations. protests continue in bahrain today. live picture from cairo where a victory march is under way. these are the live pictures where tens of thousands of people have gayer thissed to mark the fall of long-time leader hosni mubarak one week ago. groups are calling the friday of victory and continuation. >>> funeral plans are set for onwheeler, the -- for john wheeler. his body was found in a trash pile on new year's eve. a medical examiner says he was murdered but police don't have any suspects. he was the driving force behind the vietnam veterans memorial. >>> president obama met with
czar for the obama administration steven rattner joins us this morning. we had a busy weekend, steve and i. >> yes, you and steve were jet setting -- >> yes. my husband and i took the kids to see "spider-man." it was squarery. if they tighten it, lit be a hit. it was oversensitizing. didn't i walk into the party trembling? >> what made me tremble was watching "meet the press" and congressman schilling, he seems like a nice guy. >> exceedingly nice. >> very nice family man. >> great story, great small business owner. here is the deal, mika. if i'm looking for a doctor and i know i've got cancer, a tumor the size of a grapefruit. >> that's bad. >> i go to the doctor. i have this grapefruit-sized tumor. and we talk. he says, yeah, i'll take it out. then i'll give you my first check as if it was a fee for services for health care. he says, i don't know whether i'm going to cut on you, but i do notice you've got a little rational over here. let me give you some creams and appointment. it's fairly obvious, we've got a tumor, this country. our condition, it's pretty easily diagnosed. raise
, news 4, back to you. >> thank you, darcy. >>> president barack obama is facing some difficult budget decisions that could affect medicare, medicaid and social security benefits for millions of americans. the president says he's willing to work with republicans on entitlement programs. but his newly released budget does not include several major recommendations from a special budget commission. one of the big omissions involves the call for massive reform of social security. including gradual retirement age increase to the age of 69, in the year 2075. that's up from the current range of 65 to 67 years. steve handelsman joins us now with more on the budget battle. he's on capitol hill. steve? >> thanks, good evening. in the big news conference, president obama complained that too many people want too much too fast on this. he said before we can take a big bite out of our big budget problem, our big deficit problem, our big problem with debt, we've got to take small steps that he said will teach democrats and republicans here on capitol hill to work better together. buffetted by a storm
arabia king had a terse conversation with president obama yesterday and being described as serious strain between the two leaders with regard to what is going to happen in egypt. king abdullah goes back in time with mubarak and hey, if the united states appears to be throwing out a leader this quickly in egypt, what would they do if there was an uprising in saudi arabia. >> brian: he said obama administration no matter what you decide to do with hosni mubarak, you have to understand the degree of pride this guy has. hoe feels you have not factored in that for him to leave the post and quickly change leadership. >> steve: you mention pride, brian. there is an element of egyptian who have pride in hosni mubarak. he was a war hero and they don't want him to go. there is that element as well and also a element that is supportive of the muslim brotherhood. the muslim brotherhood are for sharia law and tearing up the treaty with israel. james clapper talked about the muslim brotherhood saying it was largely secular which is isn't. listen to what he said. >> >> speaking about the muslim brotherh
asked about that honor. >> i think it's a real honor. when obama called me about it, i was thrilled and i consider the medal of freedom a very special thing. i don't know whether the american people do so i'll be up there getting my little thing, the rosette for the lapel. >> the medal of freedom is the nation's highest civilian honor. mr. bush will receive the award on february 15th at the white house. and those are the headlines. congratulations. >> that's awful nice. >> the ongoing crisis in egypt continues as now there's a general strike over there and now the protesters who were told to go away are fanning out to the parliament building as well as the health and human services building. now, more behind the scenes, back channel talks are being exposed and confirmed by the white house that shows the saudi king essentially firing a verbal warning shot to president obama. >> that's right. ford and you're looking live at pictures of the people in the streets right now in cairo. four days after the people took to the streets, apparently the king of saudi arabia called barack obama
president obama. but we got the facts to show you the gop hypocrisy. robert reich with a reality check tonight. and super bowl politics. why progressives should be really psyched about the big game. the story of why this game will drive tea partiers crazy. >> pro democracy protests in egypt continued to roar. hundred thousands showed up for the day of departure. for the 11th strait day, protesters gathered in cairo's main scare who demand egyptian president hosni mubarak step down. after two violent days, today was mostly peaceful. the army protected demonstrators, checking to make sure there were november thugs at least in the tv square where the tv cameras were. let's go to ron allen in cairo. hey, ron, here's the part i don't understand about this. i hope you can help us out. so they bash the journalists and some really scary stuff in going after the journalists, but then they don't attack today. what was the point of attacking all those journalists? >> well, the army was out in force today. that was the big difference. they established rules and parameters for the demonstration ear
makovec, cbs 5. >>> a major reversal on gay marriage by uncle sam. the obama administration says it will no longer defend the constitutionality of a federal law that bans the recognition of same-sex marriage. the justice department had backed the defense of marriage act until now. obama administration officials note the supreme court has ruled that laws criminalizing homosexual conduct are unconstitutional. >>> president obama is condemning the bloodshed in libya as new scenes of violence and chaos begin to trickle out of that country. the this is the latest amateur video that appears to show protestors destroying monuments and posters of their ruler moammar qaddafi. reports are surfacing that a libyan pilot chose to crash his jet instead of bombing a city. today the state department began ferrying u.s. citizens out of the country to the malta. the evacuation comes a day after qaddafi vowed to fight until his last drop of blood. >> he clearly is defiant and has pledged more violence here and so i don't think this is going to end quietly. >> president obama is expected to speak on
obama. in the meantime, air travel is still struggling to get on schedule. >>reporter: @ s f o, long lines. many people are trying to rebooked flights because there are regional flight was delayed because of the weather. on average, there were delayed about two hours with low visibility and a poor conditions. dodgem raindrops just to get to the terminal. they had to dodge those raindrops and once they got inside, they have to make a new connection. >> we're trying to go to missouri. >> los angeles. the delay is 3.5 hours. >> gatlinburg, texas. and i think that it is going to be delayed. we've gone to junior olympics in memphis and were also delayed. so, i guess we're just kidding used to it. >> the best advice. >>reporter: to call before you are leaving to either catch a plane, were collected somebody. >>pam: kate thompson she is in the north bay. >>reporter: and we are showing this rainfall for cold. chilly. and parts of the embarcadero. actually, we are seeing some blue skies. 101 north, it is finally, through novado, 12 minutes, petaluma, 40 minutes and that is about one hour ago.
the most attention from the obama administration. it encouraged the iranian opposition and today hillary clinton had this message for tehran. >> we are against violence and we would call to account the iranian government that is once again using its security forces and resorting to violence to prevent the free sxegs of ideas from their own people. >> we need to note that reporting from iran is extremely difficult. the iranian regime sharply restricts visas for journalists and even those in the country were denied permission to cover the street demonstrations. also the iranian government has slowed the internet to a crawl in an attempt to limit protest organizing and to limit what gets in and out of the country. add in the chilling effect of citizens jailed in the past for merely talking to international reporter, and you get a sense of the difficulty. of covering this story in iran. but we've still been able to piece together some extraordinary details. what do we know about the activities in the last 24 hours? >> reporter: this is the day that will go down in a day that iran's oppositio
day. we dealt know how long the protests will continue. on president obama billion dollar transportation department budget for 2012. the transportation secretary was our guest on this morning's washington journal. it's 40 minutes.contin screen making aking return visit to thea washingtol journal we are pleased to have the secretary of transportation ari lahood. t we want to talk about the budget but i want to starte budget but i want to start with a budget battle in florida over high-speed rail because you are right in the middle of it. tell our audience about. guest: the governor decided he did not want to move ahead -- after two decades of planning by rail enthusiasts and government officials, after a very strong commitment on the floor of the legislature come after our commitment to give the second largest amount of high-speed rail money, over $2 billion, the governor made the decision that he doesn't want to move ahead with this. we have really accommodated every concerned that he had. i met with the governor on three different occasions and we talked about high-speed
is on right now. president obama delivered the state of the union and getting positive reviews in the main stream media and getting favorable comparison. >> he was trying to envoke the optimism that bring to mind ronald reagan. >> how this could be his reagan moment. >> talking about winning the fut and you are that was a theme of reagan. it is not left-right. >> sunny optimism and reaganesque and american exceptionalism and full of kennediesque encouragement to break a new frontier. that was remarkable. >> and then this from time magazine. a doctored image of ronald reagan with his arm around mr. obama. you have been around washington. when reagan comparison erupts, is that spontanous. >> we associate reagan with optimism. it is lazy to just associate reagan with optimism. there is a wonderful documentary that came out and didn't show him smiling and the grim determination to beat the soviets and he hated the statism that barack obama is plugging for. >> there could not be two presidents with more opposite philosophy. >> for one thing president obama is reading up and reading him and stud
having to shoulder part? reporting live jade hernandez. >>> president obama is waking up here in the bay area this morning. that is following his meeting with a small elite group official can business leaders. ktvu news got a look at the motorcade. the private 90 minute dinner was at the home of john door. >> i think it's always good for the president to go out into the nation rather than bring people into the white house. >> a small group of demonstrators were along the motorcade route. they were protesting against smart meters. those attending include apple steve jobs facebook mark zuckerberg and google executive. >>> earlier several well known bay area politicians were there to greet president obama when air force one touched down at sfo. president will leave sfo at 8:45 this morning for hillsborough, oregon where he will tour the intel plant with the company ceo. >>> this morning highway 29 remains closed because of snow. the chp decided to shut down the road following a large number of spinouts and crashes. heavy rain also caused problems in mill valley where the parking lot flooded
of the things they want to end in this country. t.j.? >> all right, thank you. >>> and president obama weighing in on egypt's political future during an interview with fox's bill o'reilly on sunday. he reiterated his call for an orderly and meaningful transition saying that egyptian president mubarak needs to know the time for change is now. >> only he knows what he's going to do. but here's what we know. egypt is not going to go back to what it was. the egyptian people want freedom, they want free and fair elections. they want a representative government. they want a responsive government. >> we'll have much more on president obama's sitdown with bill o'reilly coming up in the next half-hour. >>> with egypt now taking the first steps toward a political transition, what could it mean for u.s. diplomacy? or foreign affairs correspondent, jill doughterty, is live for us in washington. two big developments. i mean, we heard the president as well as secretary of state give their take on the situation in egypt and also that meeting yesterday between the vice president and some of the opposition grou
. >> the libyan ambassador who just resigned said the obama registration should raise their voice. what should we be doing? it seems to be taking care of itself. however -- no, that's not true. he is killing his own people. he is killing his own people and obama -- shouldn't obama be saying something? >> he should, but before i begin, i wanted to thank you forgetting back to the comedy rich environment of general sidal dictators after last week doing nothing but porn and animals all week long. i missed that. i am glad to be here talking about this. yes, oat bo ma administration -- the obama administration should raise its voice. we have elected a guy who can't speak at all of the every time something comes up he can't do anything anymore. supposedly that will make it better. they were grilling rumsfeld in an interview saying don't you think our image around the world is better? are you high? i think he actually said that at one . she kept insisting that it was. it is like they are still pretending. i think the president is pretending now too. he is just hoping if he kicks back and doesn't do anyt
a political position that the parties have taken and yesterday, barack obama was talking to a local affiliate, channel 9 somewhere where he took a political position regarding some of the entitlements. he said social security, we have to tweak a little bit, but basically, we can finance that well into the future. the big drivers of deficit and debt are medicare and medicaid, rising health care costs so the president's political position is for people who are on social security and fixed income, don't worry. your president is not going to touch it. if anybody touches it and if anybody tries to fix it essentially that's what the republicans would say. >> that goes into his whole main plattform of his biggest piece of legislation which is health care. >> you have to fix social security. >> right. but what he's doing is he's -- he's only thinking about getting re-elected, many say, so what he's doing is he's saying i'm going to save you a bunch of money because of the health care initiative that i passed. that's why he's focusing on medicaid and medicare. >> for the first time in decades, we're
want to write it down on your hand. anyway -- >> president obama sat down with bill o'reilly for a wide ranging interview during the super bowl coverage. mike viqueira is at the white house with details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's a super bowl tradition. an interview with the network airing the game. the president continued to walk the political and diplomatic tight rope on egypt while where you shalling -- brushing off personal attacks. mr. obama sat down with a frequent critic, bill o'reilly where the subject turned to egypt and hosni mubarak. >> only he knows what he's going to do. here's what we know. egypt is not going back to what it was. the egyptian people want freedom. >> reporter: he's come close in recent days. >> an orderly transition must be meaningful. >> reporter: president obama would not call for mubarak to step down before september elections. >> what we can do, bill, is we can say that the time is now for you to start making a change in that country. >> reporter: while conceding that there are anti-u.s. elements within the muslim brotherhood, the pr
-def doppler on our weather page. go check it out. >>> president barack obama waking up in the bay area this morning. last night, he had dinner with the best minds in silicon valley. let's go to anne makovec. she is at sfo where he will board air force one to go to oregon in a few hours. >> reporter: we just spotted air force one. it's on the tarmac here behind me across this waterway pretty far away. but you can see the tail there and a little american flag. it may be air force one, taking off here from sfo this morning. he is headed up to hillsborough, oregon. here's a look at the president's arrival last evening to the cloudy and rainy bay area. he is here on the west coast to promote his agenda to make the u.s. more competitive globally. he is pushing for new spending on innovation, education, high- speed rail and faster internet service. he is also looking for ideas on how to create more jobs through technology. so last night he had dinner with the innovators 6 some successful silicon valley valley companies looking for ideas. 26-year-old facebook founder mark zuckerberg, apple lea
. in the meantime, the president of our country, president obama, he went to the air waves last night for a very short speech with an update on the situation in egypt. listen to this. and then we'll discuss the meaning of the word now. >> now, it is not the role of any other country to determine egypt's leaders. only the egyptian people can do that. what is clear and what i indicated tonight to president mubarak is belief that an orderly transition must be meaningful and must be peaceful and it must begin now. >> what does now mean? does that mean today or does it mean the september election? not clear. >> they talked about 30 minute and said in july, i'm not going to -- in september, i'm not going to run again. in august, i'll retire and he indicated his son is not going to be next. when he said his son was going to be next, that's when the people of egypt hit the roof and said you got to be kidding me. he has a tendency to jail his opponents that have a legitimate shot of beating him. question is, is that enough? are the egyptian people going to say is that a slow exit? but if hosni mubarak p
president bush. originally pro president obama. he says no, i think that's a good idea to talk but so far there's been no movement yet. >> so we will keep an eye on that particular square and when there is movement and if they do indeed start to march on the palace we'll keep you posted. yesterday in the 78 eight page opinion, a u.s. district judge of northern florida ruled that the president's health care initiative is unconstitutional. you know that part that is called the -- >> this is gigantic. >> that is unconstitutional. the government, he says, can't tell you, you got to go out and you got to buy insurance or get fined. that's against the law, says roger. >> actually, he ended up saying because of that, the whole thing is unconstitutional. basicly in his ruling, he said you can't just parse out this one segment. you have to then rule that the entire law is unconstitutional. so what happens now? we've had two courts that ruled in favor of the obama administration. one in western virginia and one in michigan. and then you had two courts who say it's unconstitutional. one in eastern v
, president obama comes out and says you've got to start this transition now. and that may be prompting his people to get out into the streets. bill: day by day now, again, live pictures here, you'll see it in a moment, kind of a cat and mouse game, one side pelt also the other, the other returns fire later. we have wondered hour by hour, which side the military takes. this is a country largely ruled by the military. if they support mubarek, he's safe and he's good and there will be a crackdown, good in terms of power and holding on to it until september. if not, what happens then? and that's the wild card the world waits to see play out. martha: we'll keep an eye on it. >>> in the meantime, social security, as we have reported here, is expected to run dry by 2037, and republican senator lend see graham says he has a plan to save the program. what he is now proposing. we're going to get that from him coming up. plus -- >> democratic leadership in the senate doesn't want to vote on this bill, but i assure you, we will. that's what americans want, it's the right thing to do. bill: he says rep
a president barack obama on arrival. we are expecting him to take off of route 830 or so. we believe him of the fln. you can see secret service all wrong. security guards are at here. this is impressive. i have done 5-10 president of arrival/departure is. every time you get as stated airforce what is impressive. >>darya: if yes and they stop all of the aerospace until he is on his way. it >> reporter: as plain start leaving and taking off. you can see the planes getting ready to taxi off and take off out here. as soon as the caravan arrives on site everything comes to a screeching halt. >>darya: ok, we will see it leave the hotel and and we are over to you. thank-you so much. mark? >> let us see what is in store it with our brother. >>louisa: showers are creeping their way in. palo alto and to send us a. we are looking at a few leftover bread and drops. -- wayne it drops.rain drops. looke moister pumping its way enter this debate. it is backing and into the east wait. your future cast shows showers edging in through the day and buy it 2:00 hour it is the same story. by 4:00 you will see
>>> president obama unveils his budget plan. >> we'll take a look at what is on the chop be block and what could take a boost. >>> the republicans are laying out their proposals in response to the plan. it could mean metro could tax a multimillion-dollar hit to its budget. fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> let's take a look out from our tower cam this morning down along the wisconsin avenue corridor on this tuesday morning. it is february 15th now. good morning and thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm he gurvir -- i'm gurvir dhindsa. tony is in now to tell us about the forecast. >> yeah, the winds is blowing things around out there. here is a look at the lated sustained winds that we've been seeing around the region. 14miles per hour in wash. 10 in annapolis. 14 in manassas. dulles, 18 miles per hour. so a pretty good brisk wind out there. we expect the winds to blow between 10 and 20 miles per hour generally this morning. and then gusting up to around 25 miles per hour or so. current temperature, 35 degrees. relative humidity is a
for my payment. >> well, david, that happens quite often and president obama called me about 4:30 this morning. it wasn't president obama. it was obama. it was donny down in the lobby trying to get in. got another one. >> william writes never too early to play the mike barnicle drinking game. one shot of tequila for every time he has peetz-er or obama-er. two shots every time he says mika. >> when mika plays the game she has to go to two bottles of aleve as soon as she finishes playing that game. thank you very much. "morning joe" starts right now. >> sooner or later, the media stops finding it interesting. >> not the liberal bastards on msnbc. >> but yeah, who watches that. i went on "morning joe" this morning but i like it just because i like being combative with those guys. you know, they're awful. >> joe's a good guy. he's one of us. >> he's all right. he was fair to me. i had fun. they had schumer over from new york on ripping me and then they had a little clip of a state senator hiding out ripping me. it was almost too easy. >> beautiful, beautiful. you have to love that
the president. i was traveling with him yesterday to marquette, michigan. late into the evening president obama when he returned to the white house was in meetings with his national security team. you look at yesterday afternoon when president obama was speaking to the crowd in marquette, michigan. he seemed quite hopeful that president mubarak would go quite a bit further than he actually did. president obama saying to the crowd there that we are witnessing history unfold and this is a moment of transformation. by the evening a decidedly different tone and lengthy statement the president put out. almost a point by point almost rebuttal to president mubarak's message. i'll read you a portion of it that the president put out. president obama saying too many egyptians remain unconvinced that the government is serious about a genuine transition to democracy and responsibility of the government to speak clearly to the egyptian people and the world. president obama goes on to say the egyptian government must put forward a credible, concrete and unekwif cal path and they have not yet seized that oppo
again. one thing i did not miss was bill o'reilly's interview with president obama. and that happened before the game. he had 14 minutes to try to get in as many questions as possible. he had to start with the news of the day and egypt first and he had a very pointed question for the president about whether or not the muslim brotherhood is in fact a threat to america. >> the muslim brotherhood a great concern to a lot of people. are they a threat to the u.s.a.? >> i think that the muslim brotherhood is one faction in egypt. they don't have majority support in egypt. but they are well organized and there are strains of their ideology that are anti-u.s. there's no doubt about it. but here's the thing that we have to understand. there are a whole bunch of secular folks in egypt. there are a whole bunch of educators and civil society in egypt that wants to come to the floor as well so it's important for us not to say that our only two options are either the muslim brotherhood or a suppressed people. >> you don't want the muslim brotherhood? >> what i want is a representative government
obama awarded the medal of freedom to 15 people including gene kennedy smith, sam musial, yo yo ma and former president george h.w. bush. >> with the steady diplomatic hand of president bush that made impossible an achievement once thought impossible. ending the cold war without firing a shot. >> the medal of freedom is the nation's highest for a civilian. mr. bush cited over 70 years of public service. that's one of the things he talked about, he started that service in world war ii. those are your headlines. >> congratulations to everybody. >> congressional lawmakers breaking out the red pens this morning proposing major changes to the president's new budget proposal. peter doocy is live in washington with the latest. peter? >> brian, that's right. even though congress is still trying to figure out how to fund the government for the rest of 2011, president obama has sent his man from the white house office of management and budget, jack lew over to capitol hill to defend his suggested budget for 2012 and that's a perfecty tall order because so many in congress especially the ne
of air force one. president obama is going to be on that plane and departing for oregon this morning at 8:35 in the morning. at least that's what the itinerary says right now. last night the presidential motorcade brought him into the wealthy community of woodside last night. the president had a dinner of john door. but john door was the -- but john door wasn't the only one there. mark zuckerberg, larry ellison are among the invited guests. specifically it was discussing his proposal to investigate in research at development and expand companies to grow and hire. it's part of an on going campaign. he spoke to the chamber of commerce earlier this year about similar ideas about growing the economy about how businesses can spend more money. president is planning to leave the bay area this morning. he will go to hillsborough oregon. he will meet with intel ceo. he is scheduled to give him a tour of one of the most sophisticating chip manufacturing companies in the world. ment cooing up at 5:30 i will try to find out when the president will arrive and how. we understand he left here in marin--
. the obama administration is increasing its president on president mubarak to step down and why the egyptian president says he can't do it. >>> a certain group of people in south bay will soon be able to ride public transportation for free but they have to do something first. jade hernandez is in san jose with what is required to take part in this new offer. good morning, jade. >> reporter: good morning. that is right, they have to attempt to find housing and a job. we spoke to one bus driver this morning and we asked him what he thought about homeless people receiving free rides and there is some concern over how it will effect other riders. line 22 runs through this bus stop in east san jose. it's the longest route and there has been issues of homeless people riding to stay off the streets. in a month riders at this bus stop and any other could see changes. the vta is offering homeless people who qualify for pilot program free rides. the keyword here is qualified. the free rides are for those homeless enrolled in a program to help them find permanent housing. participates must find a photo
-on-one with president obama. >> they touched on the recent crisis in egypt and o'reilly even took aim at the president's popularity. sarah simmons joins us with more on the interview. >> reporter: good morning. it was a very different face- off before the game and a lot of people watched it as fox commentator bill o'reilly sat down with a live interview with premier and he had some very pointed questions for him. president barack obama and fox's bill o'reilly one on one. the live pre-super bowl interview touching on a number of topics including the ongoing unrest in egypt. president obama saying even though he doesn't know what hosni mubarak plans to do, country will not be the same. >> egypt will not go back to what it was. the egyptian people want freedom. they want free and fair elections. they want a representative government. they want a responsive government. what we've said is you have to start a transition now. >> reporter: on the matter of health care reform, president obama sounded off on a recent ruling by a federal judge in florida declaring the bill he signed into law last year unconstitu
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